Matthew Bonn

    Matthew is the program coordinator with the Canadian Association of People Who Use Drugs. He’s also a National Board member with Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy, Board member of the International Network of Health and Hepatitis in Substance Users, and a knowledge translator for the Dr. Peters Centre. His freelance writing has appeared in publications including The ConversationCATIE, Doctors Nova Scotia, Policy Options and The Coast. Matthew is also on Canada’s 64th Canadian Delegation on the Commission on Narcotic Drugs. He is a current drug user and a formerly incarcerated person.

    Fentanyl Batches I Have Known in Atlantic Canada

    Atlantic Canada often seems to get left out of discussions of our country’s ongoing ...

    World Hepatitis Day 2021 Platforms a Crisis That “Can’t Wait”

    Since 2018, the World Hepatitis Alliance has promoted World Hepatitis Day—July 28—with the hashtag ...

    What International Drug Users Remembrance Day Means to Me

    Today, International Drug Users Remembrance Day, is one day among all the others when ...

    What I Learned From My First Injection Infection

    [This article contains an image of injection wounds.] I had my first injection infection ...

    On Canada’s East Coast, an Unexplained Influx of Pure Cocaine

    Nobody knows the smell, taste or feeling of pure cocaine like someone who injects ...

    Women Are Leading Canada’s Safe Supply Movement

    Everyone deserves access to health care. It should be unconditional. If you have diabetes ...

    Why the Drug User Liberation Front Gave Out Free, Checked Drugs in Vancouver

    The Drug User Liberation Front, a Vancouver-based activist group, made a serious statement on ...

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